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February 2003

Turner McGehee, "Couple," 2002.

The oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world.

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  • Steven Barza
  • Stephen Dunn
  • Elliot Figman
  • Andrew Grace
  • Winifred Hughes
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Dismantling the House

      By Stephen Dunn
      Rent a flatbed with a winch.
      With the right leverage
      anything can be hoisted, driven off.

      Or the man with a Bobcat comes in,
      then the hauler with his enormous truck.
      A leveler or a lawyer does the rest;

      experts always are willing to help.
      The structure...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Every Day We Are Dancers

      By Mitch Roberson
      It begins with the lewd macarena
      each of us performs in the shower,
      then the modified twist we are hip to
      with that ever-absorbent partner, the towel,

      and on to the funky chicken of...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Ever After

      By Joyce Sutphen
      What am I to you now that you are no
      longer what you used to be to me?

      Who are we to each other now that
      there is no us, now that what we once

      were is divided into me and you
      who are not...

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